Fresh off a triathlon win in the Bridport long-course race, Hayden Armstrong ran out of legs at the State Sprint Championships at Seven Mile Beach.
Cameron Wurf finished off the six-time Hawaiian ironman in the 750m swim, 20km ride and 5km run in Hobart’s eastern suburbs on Sunday.
The 33-year-old Sandy Bay dual cyclist clocked an impressive 57:35 to win the second round of the Tasmanian Triathlon Series during the Triathlon South event.
Launceston woman Mel Clark crossed the line first ahead of promising Hobart junior Sophie Moore.
Continuing his impressive early-season form, Launceston’s Will Blackaby ran in for third for the second consecutive week in the junior race.
Triathlon Tasmania executive director Brady Butcher said conditions had tested the mettle of competitors.
“There was some very big waves which made it very interesting for the swimmers, but overall it was still a fantastic race,” Butcher said.
Points were on offer for triathletes to earn selection in the Australian team for the World Championships in Netherlands that attracted 20 interstate entrants.
There was some very big waves which made it very interesting for the swimmersTriathlon Tasmania's Brady Butcher